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Questions tagged [long-stay-visas]

European "Long Stay Visas", also known as "National Visas" or "Type D Visas". Used when visiting countries in the Schengen zone for longer than the 90 days maxium of a Schengen visa.

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Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria from Germany while holding a Type D visa in Germany?

I am in Germany and hold a Type D visa here. Can I apply for a Type D visa for Austria while I am here in Germany on this Type D visa?
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Can my daughter visit Germany on her Type D Schengen visa issued by France? [duplicate]

I know this has been asked a few times, I'm just trying to confirm that my understanding is correct. According to this answer, she should be able to travel to Germany for a short holiday on her ...
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I am holding an Indian passport with type D Belgium long term multiple entry visa. Can I travel inside Europe with this visa [duplicate]

Or do I have to apply for new one for each country. Note: The Visa type is mentioned as 'Belgium' and not 'Schengen'
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Indian national, currently holding Belgium long term Visa and work permit(Blue Card). Can I travel to England? [duplicate]

Indian national, currently holding Belgium long term Visa and work permit(Blue Card). Can I travel to England for tourism (less than a week). If not what do I need to apply for? Other answers here ...
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Work visa expiring, can I stay as a tourist? [duplicate]

I'm a citizen of Argentina residing in France with a long-stay visa for an internship, valid from September 5th 2018 until January 5th 2019. As an argentinian, I'm allowed to visit Europe as a tourist ...
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I want to travel Europe after my study visa expires: can I do this on a Schengen visa?

I have a study visa for 10 months (duration of the course) and entered EU using this visa. I want to travel right after my course on a Schengen visa. Is this possible or do I need to exit Europe for ...
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What is a Schengen Type D Visa

So I land at Frankfurt Airport and the immigration officer asks me what I am doing in Strasbourg. I tell him I am getting married and he stamps my passport with a type D. I’ve been googling it, and a ...
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Relaxation on validity of UK visa requirement while applying for Schengen Visa to Italy

Me and my wife (both Indian passport holders, living in UK) have booked a trip for December from 22-12-18 to 1-01-19. Its our wedding anniversary during the trip. I had initially referred Italy ...
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Do I need a residence permit card to travel to other Schengen countries?

I have been granted a skilled worker permit in Norway. I got an entry visa (type D visa) to enter Norway. It is a single entry one. Is it possible for me to travel to other Schengen countries (i.e. ...
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Will bringing my mother in visitor visa to Germany cause any problems when I try to bring prove her hardship? [closed]

I am planning to bring my mother in visitor visa to Germany for a couple of months. At the moment she is staying with my wife in Sri Lanka. Later I planned to file a hardship case and see if I can ...
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Can I travel outside Schengen and return if I have a D visa?

This question may be the duplicate of another, but I didn't find one specifically for Italy. I have a D visa (for staying more than 90 days in Italy), but I haven't yet gotten a residence permit. ...
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One Year Multiple Entry Schengen Visa

I am applying for the 4th time for a Schengen Visa, in my previous visits I've applied for a "One year Multiple Entry Visa" by entering 90 days in: section: "25. Duration of the intended stay or ...
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What is the procedure to enter in Schengen countries for a Long term Type D visa holder?

I'm an Indian national. I will be going to Ireland on the 5th January 2019 for studies. I will be holding type D visa issed by Ireland. I want to travel to France for couple of days. What is the visa ...
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I have a D-visa in Poland. I stay in another Schengen country for almost 3 months. How long can I stay in other Schengen countries now?

I have an activated D-visa from Poland which is valid from 1 Oct 2018. Almost immediately before my D-visa's activation, I stayed in another Schengen country for close to 3 months with a C Schengen ...
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Does a US baby born in France received the mother's visitor visa benefits?

My wife is in France with her own 1 year long stay visitor's visa. She will give birth to our daughter shortly. When the baby is born will it be subject to the 90 Schengen requirement like any other ...
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French citizen visiting Canada through USA

So to explain my situation the best I can. I'm currently residing in the USA (ESTA visa) and I'm planning on moving to Canada for a week or so to do job interviews and whatnot before moving for good. ...
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Can I travel visa free to Schengen countries with a Romanian work visa?

I am from Nepal. I have a Romanian work permit. Since Romania is not in Schengen, do I need to apply for a visa if I have to travel to any Schengen country?
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Dates of travel in the UK visit visa application

I am applying for a 2-year family visit visa for my parents. Should I enter the date of leaving for 6 months or will it be for 2 years since they will be allowed a maximum of 6 months per stay? What ...
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If I visit and leave a Schengen country on the same day, does it count as +1 day?

I'm from Croatia, and I can enter any Schengen country with my ID (I don't need a visa for it). The thing is that I used all my 90 days. (I didn't go over 90 days). There is a high possibility that ...
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Do I need to have a valid return ticket when entering Austria on visa type D? [closed]

I am applying for a visa type D for Austria at the Austrian embassy - this will allow me to stay up to 180 days in Austria. My plan is to go to Austria and marry my fiancée there and then request ...
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Lost passport with Schengen D visa

I hope someone can help me here! I'm Brazilian, I have a Schengen D visa for Portugal, but this weekend I visited Belgium. I kept my passport inside my backpack, but it got stolen. I already went to ...
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Does the Greek Type D visa let me enter any Schengen country? [duplicate]

Actually I have type D multiple entry visa issued by Greece and valid for 3 months. I'm a little bit confused: is it a Schengen visa? Does it allow me to enter the Schengen area? I have been emailing ...
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What happens if my outgoing flight is canceled on the day my French student visa expires? [duplicate]

First of all, I read the other posts similar to this case, but the two answers were conflicting. What happens if my flight out of the Schengen area is cancelled on the last day of my visa? Can ...
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Can I apply for a Schengen business visa from other country where I went for tourism? [duplicate]

If I am a citizen of country A and I went for tourism to country B. Means I am not there for long stay or have temporary residence, student or work purposes but short stay just for tourism. So can I ...
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Non-EU citizen in Spain with an expired Italian permit of stay and a Spanish Schengen Type D Visa

I have a slightly strange situation. I am a non-EU citizen, and a resident of Milan. I am currently in Spain doing an internship as a visiting PhD student, and it is supposed to end around mid July. ...
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Can I leave the Schengen area and go back if I receive an employee card? [closed]

I received a long-term visa to the Czech Republic (single entry) for employment purposes. I heard that the next step will be showing up at the Foreign Police within 3 days of arrival for biometric ...
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Travelling to two different Schengen countries for more than 90 days with a 10-day gap

I am a student and I have planned academic trips on the following dates in the following countries: 11 August 2018 to 20 August 2018 in Dresden, Germany. (9 days) 1 September 2018 to 28 November 2018 ...
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Extending visa-free stay in Sweden to a Visitor's Permit, how does that apply to 90/180 rule?

My partner origins from Taiwan and would like to visit me in Sweden, for as long as possible. The idea is to apply for a Sambo Visa before she comes to Sweden and hopefully get it approved before she ...
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Schengen visa overlap, can I stay or do I have to travel back for 1 day? [duplicate]

Related: How does the Schengen 90/180 rule work? I am in Ukraine I have 70 days left on my shengen visa My 180 day period ends in 40 days I want to travel to Spain for as long as possible If I travel ...
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The absence of a stamp on entry on a Schengen visa of the type d

I have French Schengen visa (type D, study in France for 5 months) and Finnish Schengen visa (type C) and Russian citizenship. I took a coach from Russia to Finland and flight from Finland to France. ...
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Type D visa holder, travel outside of the EU

I have a type D visa, but it is valid for Germany. I will travel to my country (outside of the EU) and I will come back passing through Spain (I will stay a while between flights because I have booked ...
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Re-entry to UK Resets Length of Stay Period? [duplicate]

Similar to the question here, Visa-free visit and re-entry to the UK, I have a similar but different question. I am an SG passport holder, which allows me to be in the UK for 6 months. Question 1: ...
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I am American and have a D visa multi-entry for Italy

I'm an American with a D multi-entry visa for Italy for 1 year. Can I visit the USA for 2 months and come back, or is there a time length limit on how long I can leave Italy and return? Thanks.
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Can I apply for a long-term UK visit/business visa directly? [duplicate]

My family and I have been to the UK twice, both on a 6 months visit visa back in 2014 and quite recently in 2017. We now want to apply for a long-term visa of 5 years but some people advised me to ...
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What happens to my existing visa if I get another visa from the same country?

I am holding a C type Schengen visa received from Italy, valid from August 2017 to February 2018. On November 2017, I received another visa from Italy, this time D type National visa (not Schengen); ...
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Undisclosed relative [closed]

I have been granted a visit visa and visited the UK 4 times. When I made my last visit my daughter was living in the UK, but I didn't mention her. Now I want to apply for a long-term visit visa. Would ...
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Withdrawal of 457 visa [closed]

What are the steps to stop processing of an Australia 457 visa if applied from a company? I need directions as I may get a 190 visa granted before the 457.
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UK transit visa (Sri Lankan holding Schengen student visa ) [duplicate]

I'm a Sri Lankan national. I'm currently doing my M.Sc. in Norway. So I have a Schengen Student visa (temporary resident permit) which I renew every year. My question is that if I want to transit via ...
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Can getting a long-term visa from another Schengen state solve my 90-day stay problem?

I entered a Schengen state (Latvia) with a short-term tourist visa from Latvia, which allows a 90-day stay every 180 days. However I have to stay 96 days here. Additionally, I got a long-term visa ...
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Schengen visa ban [closed]

I am an Indian citizen and have a two year Schengen ban, due to an overstay in Latvia. I would like to study in Bulgaria. Bulgaria is not a part of the Schengen zone. Is the Schengen ban likely ...
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Austria National Visa D 180 days calculation [closed]

I am in Austria on National Visa D which allows to stay for 180 days. I travelled outside Europe for 7 days in between. My question is whether the 180 days will be calculated from start of my stay in ...
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First Port of entry for German National visa holders [duplicate]

I will be travelling to MUC from India on a German national visa type D via Paris. My visa says that it is valid for Deutschland (not Schengen states, unlike for Schengen Visa). Will I be allowed to ...
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Long-term visa for meeting [closed]

I was issued a 6-month visitor visa last year and I left the UK on the day I mentioned in the application form. Now I am planning to apply for a 2-year visitor visa for a meeting of a professional ...
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Long term Schengen visa for conferences

I need to travel often to conferences in Europe and it is a pain getting a new visa every time (going to the consulate, paying a fee, and all the hassle). I want to apply for a long term Schengen visa....
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Do I need a visa for the UK with a visa type D from Spain?

I am Peruvian but have a permanent residence in Mexico. I'm going to study abroad in Spain so I have a Type D visa. I want to visit the UK but don't know if i need to apply for the standard visa. ...
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Application for a long-term Schengen visa [closed]

I just got a job in Germany, so now I am making my visa application. There are some fields which I am not sure. Please help me. 1. In the application form: This form seems to be made for a short-term ...
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Dutch 5-year MVV in country of origin passport valid for 3 months

Last year I have received Dutch 5-year MVV visa, came to the Netherlands and received my residence permit valid till year 2021. However, recently I checked my original country's passport and noticed ...
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Is there passport control in Barcelona train station?

I'm an Indian student studying in the south of France and I plan to visit Barcelona for a day. Is it necessary to take my passport with me? Is it accurante that there is no border control between ...
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Questions on the French long-stay visa (as visitor) [closed]

I'm an EU (Schengen) citizen living in Canada and my wife is Canadian. We plan to spend several months in Europe, starting this August, mostly in France. She currently has a visa appointment at the ...
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What happens when you overstay in the Schengen area?

My friend is in Slovenia and his visa expired 15 days ago. Does he have to pay some sort of penalty? What will happen to him and what should he do to travel back to his home country?